When it comes to the best manufacturer of aviation aircraft, Piper Aircraft, Inc. stands out. This is an aircraft company that is found in Vero Beach Regional Airport in Vero Beach, Florida, United States. Piper Aircraft is a state-owned enterprise run by the Government of Brunei since 2009. There are three people behind the success […]
Cessna 310 – 26 Years of Consistency
In late 1954, the Cessna 310 entered the market. Unlike Piper’s Apache, Cessna 310 lived a long, healthy life before finally retiring in 1981. During the 26 years the Cessna aircraft survived, it developed from a five-seater aircraft with pressure-carbureted engines to a magnificent six-seater that was turbocharged and had icing certification. Cessna 310 Specifications […]
Parachute sport – training programs
So, you have made your first parachute jump and you think you want to continue. And here you face the question of choosing a parachute sports training system. There are only two of them: the classical one and the so-called Accelerated FreeFall (AFF) system – a faster training of free fall. Two system of parachute […]
Powered Hang Glider – freedom of flying.
The motor is droning behind you as you walk to the start with your powered hang glider to the start of the take-off zone in a beautiful field. Then take a deep breath and begin to run. It is like a normal hang glider take-off, but you start from level ground and then you immediately […]
Parascending is an activity, done by a group of pilots that fly canopies, usually towed into the air by a big car. Initially, such canopies where parachute-based and had a round or square shape, but these days pilots use winches to tow both paragliders and ascending canopies. Parascending is usually done in large fields and […]
The first parachute jump
Many people dream to take a parachute jump, but not so many people reach the moment of their dream realized. Such kind of entertainment is freely available now, but people are mostly stopped by the simple feeling of fear. Firstly, everyone is afraid of the parachute jump itself. But this came to be easily overcome […]
The classic parachute
Have you ever dream of becoming a bird soaring above the earth, where everything seems so small, where nothing constrains your movements and you feel free? Do you want to feel it for real? Then you have to make your first parachute jump! Today there exist several types of parachutes: Parachute (French) is a special device […]
What do you need to know about flying an air balloon?
Flying an air balloon is one of the most unique and, at the same time, popular types of active sport. However, it has become popular rather recently, despite the fact that aerostats were used as a vehicle already in the middle of XVIII century. Today there exist many clubs of aerostatic sports, offering sky trips, […]
Hang Glider – first step into general aviation
Hang gliding was invented in the 1970s and since that time has developed into a practical and rather safe kind of sport, which uses simple but the exquisite machines made of aluminum, carbon-fiber, and high-tech sail fabrics. Hang glider pilots are suspended to their glider by a special harness and take off from high hills. […]